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umbrella stand

an upright rack or stand for umbrellas
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  • You seem to have unhitched your brain and left it in the umbrella stand.

    The Girl on the Boat Pelham Grenville Wodehouse
  • “But they are so thick, I could not put more than one in my umbrella stand at home,” I said.

    Fil and Filippa John Stuart Thomson
  • "Turnbull must have thrown the box into the umbrella stand," explained Kent.

    The Red Seal Natalie Sumner Lincoln
  • She walked over to the umbrella stand, you remember how they used to have umbrellas for sale out in front of the stores.

  • He perceived the footman lying in a dead faint near the umbrella stand.

  • The flame burned up, showing the narrow passage, the umbrella stand, the doors on either side.


    Robert Smythe Hichens
  • Now, imagine that umbrella stand—would you mind moving away a little from it, sir?

    The Shrieking Pit Arthur J. Rees
  • A Doll's umbrella stand is a very happy little idea—very simple but extremely effective.

    Toy-Making at Home

    Morley Adams
  • We squeeze past the hat and umbrella stand: there is just room, but one must keep close to the wall.

    Paul Kelver Jerome Klapka, AKA Jerome K. Jerome
  • One umbrella stand; two chairs on landing, eight engravings in frames.

    Mrs. Vanderstein's jewels Mrs. Charles Bryce

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